Integrative Imagery for Coaches

 

Learn Integrative Imagery Skills That Can Elevate And TransformYour Coaching Practice!

The Integrative Imagery for Coaches course is instructional, interactive, and experiential. The first five classes cover the fundamental principles of the Integrative Imagery modality and teach five distinct techniques that can be applied immediately in both professional and personal settings. Each two-hour live session consists of one hour of didactic and one hour of demonstration of a specific imagery technique. The remaining three classes are practicums where students will practice a chosen technique, followed by discussion and mentor feedback.

This course is specifically designed for coaches and healthcare professionals who want use this powerful modality to their coaching and/or healing practice. Participants will also have a dyad partner to practice the learned technique in-between class time.

This live course is taught by Susan Ezra, RN, NC-BC, NBC-HWC, ACC, who has dedicated her career to assisting people in accessing their own healing abilities. She completed her formal imagery training with the Academy for Guided Imagery and was on the faculty for several years until she and Terry Reed, RN, PhD, co-founded and directed Beyond Ordinary Nursing and developed a Certificate Program in Integrative Imagery for healthcare professionals. From 1996 to 2009, she and Terry trained hundreds of healthcare practitioners in the clinical applications of therapeutic guided imagery. They also co-authored Guided Imagery and Beyond; Stories of Healing and Transformation, an anthology of stories from their students and clients illustrating the transformative power of this medium.

This course is approved for 14 CE credits by the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) is approved for 17 CCE credits by the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

Who is this Integrative Imagery course for?

‚ėô¬†Coaches¬†at any stage of their professional journey, including aspiring coaches, coaches undergoing coach training, and practicing coaches

‚ėô¬†Coaches¬†of any niche or specialty

‚ėô¬†Health care providers and other health and wellness professionals interested in learning about integrative imagery¬†to enhance health, well-being, and self-care

Disclaimer: This Integrative Imagery for Coaches course, provided by the Center for Health and Wellness Coaches, is an 8-week formal training program to learn and practice evidence-based integrative imagery techniques. However, this is not a certification program. Formal certification in Integrative or Interactive Imagery techniques is an extensive process offered by other organizations. If you are interested in pursuing certification, please research more on your own.

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Course Objectives

Upon completion of the Integrative Imagery for Coaches course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe why psychoneuroimmunology is the scientific basis for Integrative Imagery.
  • Describe the characteristics of imagery, guided imagery, and Integrative Imagery.¬†
  • Observe a demonstration of 5 Integrative Imagery techniques: Special Place, Inner Wisdom, Inner Strengths, Parts Work, and Moving Imagery into Action.
  • Identify the applications for the 5 distinct imagery techniques in this course.
  • Experience the imagery process on a personal level in order to deepen the understanding of this work.
  • Define the Format of an Integrative Imagery session: Assessment, Intervention (Imagery) and Evaluation.
  • Participate as an Imagery Guide, a client and/or an observer in at least 5 imagery sessions.
  • Integrate Integrative Imagery into a coaching and/or healthcare practice.
  • Apply the concepts and practice of imagery for self-care to facilitate self-healing as well as assist the healing process in others.

 

The Integrative Imagery for Coaches Course Includes:

‚ėô 2-hour weekly small group sessions over 8 consecutive weeks delivered online through Zoom

‚ėô¬†Access to recordings of in-class guided activities

‚ėô¬†Recommendations¬†for¬†self-practice

‚ėô¬†The opportunity to practice integrative imagery techniques learned with a dyad partner¬†


‚ėô¬†Required readings from Susan Ezra, RN and Terry Reed's book, Guided Imagery and Beyond; Stories of Healing and Transformation.

 

‚ėô¬†Bonus: Integrative imagery guide sheets with prompts for each of the five integrative imagery techniques

About The Instructor

 

Integrative Imagery for Coaches is taught by Susan Ezra, RN, NC-BC, NBC-HWC, ACC, founder of ImageWell.

Susan Ezra, RN, NC-BC, NBC-HWC, ACC, has dedicated her career to assisting people in accessing their own healing abilities. She completed her formal imagery training with the Academy for Guided Imagery and was on the faculty for several years until she and Terry Reed, RN, PhD, co-founded and directed Beyond Ordinary Nursing and developed a Certificate Program in Integrative Imagery for healthcare professionals. From 1996 to 2009, she and Terry trained over 378 healthcare practitioners in the clinical applications of therapeutic guided imagery. They also co-authored Guided Imagery and Beyond; Stories of Healing and Transformation, an anthology of stories from our students and clients illustrating the transformative power of this medium.

 

8- Week Schedule

Thursdays, September 5-October 24, 2024

7-9 PM EST (4-6 PM PST)

 

Instructor:

Susan Ezra, RN, NC-BC, NBC-HWC, ACC

In order to maintain the high quality and integrity of these groups, each participant must remember that they are an integral member of the group.

 

Participants must enroll with the intention to attend all eight live sessions.

 

NBHWC CE Attendance Policy

This course is approved for 14 CE credits by NBHWC.

Please note in order to receive CE credit, completion of the required reading and attendance and participation in 7 out of 8 live sessions is mandatory.  

To uphold the integrity and confidentiality of the group, these sessions will not be recorded and no make-up sessions will be given. If a participant joins a session more than 15 minutes late, it will count as a missed session and will not count toward CE credit.

Per NBHWC CE policy, no partial NBHWC CE credit will be given. 

 

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Weekly Curriculum Overview

Week 1: Holistic Foundations of Integrative Imagery

 

Learning Objectives

  • Psychoneuroimmunology and the principles of the mind/body connection.
  • Outline the role and skills of an Integrative Imagery guide.¬†

Week 2: Identify the different ways of accessing and processing imagery through one of the five senses

 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the Integrative Imagery session format.¬†
  • Discuss use of language to match the predominant processing sense.¬†¬†

Week 3: Inner Strengths Technique

 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the concept and benefits of tapping into inner strengths andresources to assist in dealing with a challenge, moving through change or creating a desired positive quality.¬†

Week 4: Parts Work

‚ÄúImagery allows you to communicate with your mind in its native tongue.‚ÄĚ

‚ÄĒ Terry Reed, RN, MS, HN-BC

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the concept of sub-personalities and specific aspects of the self such as inner critic, fearful part, resistant part, etc., and how they manifest in our lives.

Week 5: Moving Imagery Into Action

 

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the Moving Imagery into action technique including the use of imagery rehearsal and successful outcome.

Week 6, 7, & 8: Practicum

 

Learning Objectives

  • To practice techniques learned

CE Course Completion Requirements

To obtain a certification of completion, participants must fulfill the following course requirements:

 

  1. Agree to the mind-body skills group agreement.

  2. Complete the assigned weekly reading and reflection activities.

  3. Join with the intention of attending all eight weekly live sessions.

  4. Adhere to the CE Attendance Policy 

      

    NBHWC CE Attendance Policy

    This course is approved for 14 CE credits by NBHWC.

    Please note in order to receive CE credit, completion of the required reading and attendance and participation in 7 out of 8 live sessions is mandatory.  

    To uphold the integrity and confidentiality of the group, these sessions will not be recorded and no make-up sessions will be given. If a participant joins a session more than 15 minutes late, it will count as a missed session and will not count toward CE credit.

    Per NBHWC CE policy, no partial NBHWC CE credit will be given. 

     

    ICF CE Attendance Policy

    This course is approved for 17 CE credits by ICF, which includes 12 CE credits in Core Competencies and 5 CE credits in Resource Development.

    Please note in order to receive CE credit, attendance and participation in 7 out of 8 live sessions is mandatory.  

    To uphold the integrity and confidentiality of the group, these sessions will not be recorded and no make-up sessions will be given. If a participant joins a session more than 15 minutes late, it will count as a missed session and will not count toward CE credit.

    Per CE policy, partial CE credit can be given for up to 15 CE credits. In order to receive CE credit, completion of the required reading and attendance and participation in 7 out of 8 live sessions is mandatory.  

  5. Successfully complete both post-live session quizzes by achieving no less than 80% correct. After each live didactic, learners will receive a 5 question quiz testing their assessment of knowledge learned. 

  6. Completion of a self-assessment upon completion of the program. 

  7. Completion of a feedback form at the conclusion of the program.

Integrative Imagery for Coaches Pricing Details

 

Register for the 8-week group on Thursdays, from 7:30-9:30 PM EST,

from September 5 - October 24, 2024!

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FOR CE CREDIT ONE-TIME PAYMENT

$675 $725

Early bird pricing available until August 22, 2024

Approved for 14 CEs by NBHWC and 17 CCEs by ICF

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EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FOR CE CREDIT WITH 2-MONTH PAYMENT PLAN

$350/mo $375/mo

Early bird pricing available until August 22, 2024

Approved for 14 CEs by NBHWC and 17 CCEs by ICF

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If you are interested in enrolling in this course without CE credits,
click here to make a one time payment of $625 ($675) or click here to make two monthly payments of $325 
($375).

 

* The course cost does not include the cost of the book for required reading: Guided Imagery and Beyond; Stories of Healing and Transformation by Susan Ezra, RN and Terry Reed, RN.

 

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